Arsenal ‘cool curiosity’ in signing Belgian midfielder – report

Arsenal have cooled their curiosity in signing Youri Tielemans, making it extra possible that the midfielder will signal a brand new contract with Leicester Metropolis, in response to reviews.

Sky Sports is reporting that the Gunners have taken their foot off the pedal of their curiosity in signing the 25-year-old midfielder this summer season after having beforehand been linked with the Leicester Metropolis star.

With Arsenal having agreed a deal to signal FC Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira, the membership’s curiosity in touchdown Tielemans has “waned”, in response to the story, and that makes the prospect of the midfielder staying at Leicester extra possible.

Tielemans’ present contract with the Foxes is because of expire subsequent summer season and the membership will likely be eager to keep away from dropping the participant on a free switch subsequent 12 months.

The story claims that Arsenal will solely signal one central midfielder this summer season and their desire was Vieira. The article additionally says that the prospect of Tielemans staying at Leicester and signing a brand new deal “stays on the desk”.

Tielemans was a continuing presence within the Arsenal staff final season as he scored six objectives and made 4 assists in 32 Premier League video games for Brendan Rodgers’ males. He additionally made 4 appearances for Belgium finally summer season’s Euro 2020 event.

FC Porto confirmed that that they had reached an settlement with Arsenal for Vieira on Friday, with the Portuguese membership set to pocket round £29.9m up entrance for the 22-year-old midfielder. The switch price may rise to a complete of £34.2m with potential add-ons included.

In addition to Vieira, Arsenal have agreed offers to signal Matt Turner and Marquinhos thus far this summer season.

Mikel Arteta is aiming to place collectively a squad able to breaking again into the highest 4 subsequent season after the Gunners completed two factors off the Champions League qualification spots final time period.

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